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McCarthy: Rodgers looks 'ready' in practice but not cleared

Dec. 19, 2013
 
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers during practice inside the Hutson Center Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. Jim Matthews/Press-Gazette Media
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers during practice inside the Hutson Center Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. Jim Matthews/Press-Gazette Media

Following are the highlights from coach Mike McCarthyís press conference after practice today:

(Jolly injury season ending?) He suffered significant injury, got report last night, thatís why heís declared up.

(Rodgers update) Practiced well today. Medical meeting tomorrow. Still not cleared. Looked very good at practice, but Matt took majority of reps. Iíll have an announcement for tomorrow on whoís starter. Aaron was a participant today and I thought he looked very good.

(Lacy update) Same plan as last week, will update tomorrow and see if he can practice.

(Respect for Dick LeBeau) His defenses are physical, tackle well, schematically they challenge you. What an incredible coach.

(Why team resilient this year?) Definitely team that believes. They donít blink, they like each other, ton of enthusiasm today in practice.

(Weather could be bad) Weíll watch it, ready to play in snow. Nothing will surprise us.
Iíll be more interested in weather two hours before the game.

(Progress for Rodgers) He looks sharp, looks better this week, looks like heís ready to play.

(Rodgers looks ready to play, think he should be?) Just giving an update. He looks good. He hasnít been medically cleared.

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